Health Insurance for Lymphoma
According to the National Cancer Institute, 71,850 new cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma were reported in India in 2015. Of these, 19, 790 deaths occurred. Lymphoma is the seventh most common form of cancer.
Lymphoma is a condition where blood cell tumors form of lymphatic cells. These are cancerous tumors. There are two main types of lymphomas: non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin. Risk factors for developing Hodgkin Lymphoma includes familial history and previous infection with Epstein-Barr virus. Risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma include HIV/AIDS, autoimmune diseases, immunosuppressant medications, exposure to certain pesticides and consuming large amounts of fat and meat.
Treatment of lymphoma includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery and or targeted therapy. Common symptoms of lymphoma include:
- Night sweats
- Weight loss
- Respiratory distress
- Swelling of the lymph nodes
- Loss of appetite
If you experience any of the symptoms associated with having lymphoma as mentioned above, it is best to seek appropriate medical attention immediately. It is recommended that you check Royal Sundaram’s health insurance plans
for options like the post and pre-hospitalization charges, easy renewal options and more. Seeking coverage for medical expenses related to lymphoma is quite easy with Royal Sundaram health insurance for lymphoma.